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Golf began at the racecourse in the early 1990's. After the fairly humble
beginnings of a short pitch and putt style course, an eighteen-hole layout
was soon created with 6 holes outside the race track and a further 12 holes
within the track. A clubhouse was established along with a floodlit driving
range and pro shop.
In the late 1990's Nick Mitchell was appointed
head professional and assembled a team of professionals at the club including John Hoskison
& Nigel Hart. They established
an academy which was one of the best in the south of England. The junior
programme in particular attracted great acclaim and produced many very
accomplished players some of whom went on to have great amateur careers and
turn professional themselves.
What made Newbury Racecourse Golf Club unique, was the friendly, family
atmosphere it had with the majority of it's competitions played with players
of all age groups and both genders. However, the competitions were still very
The club continued to flourish throughout the 2000's. The Wessex Sports and
Social Club came in to manage the clubhouse which was extended to accommodate
snooker tables, a skittle alley and extra room for many functions to be held
In 2013, the racecourse handed over management of the golf course to Newbury
Unfortunately, the clubhouse, driving range and the six holes outside the
race track were located in a position that was destined to be part of the
huge development project at the racecourse which included a new access bridge
over the railway from Hambridge Road and housing developments. The clubhouse
and existing driving range had to make way for the new bridge and in February
2014 the course
was converted to a nine-hole course in the middle of the racecourse track.
Still a very good course and a good test of golf.
However, with declining membership and despite their best efforts, the
project became financially unviable for Newbury & Crookham and the course was finally closed on